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GM's Q1 profit surges 34% on North America strength

General Motors said its earnings jumped 34 percent in the first quarter, defying a slowdown in the U.S. market with stronger retail sales of SUVs and crossovers and growth at its financing arm. GM's net income of $2.6 billion was the most of any first quarter since its 2009 emergence from bankruptcy.

| UPDATED: 4/28/17 7:06 am ET - corrected
| UPDATED: 4/28/17 6:23 am ET - adds details
Hyundai teases design of Kona small crossover

Hyundai began to take the wraps off the Kona subcompact crossover and offered fresh details on the planned launch of a model that will fill a critical gap in the brand's U.S. lineup.

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